HMS MTB 347 (MTB 347)
Motor Torpedo Boat of the Vosper 72 feet-type class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Motor Torpedo Boat|
|Class||Vosper 72 feet-type|
|Built by||Vosper (Portchester, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||17 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||18 Mar 1943|
|Lost||1 Oct 1944|
Sunk by gunfire from German surface vessels off IJmuiden, Netherlands on 1 October 1944
Commands listed for HMS MTB 347 (MTB 347)
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|1||D G Felce, RNVR||6 Feb 1943|
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Notable events involving MTB 347 include:
Was sunk by a direct hit from gunboat K4 Barbara (ex Belgian sloop Artevelde) whilst attacking German convoy.(Battle report Kriegsmarine, date 11-10-1944) (1)
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